Table 1

Examples from coding book

CodeUse forDo not use forExamples
Risk disclosure: genericReference to generic risks of anaesthesia and/or surgeryReference to specific risk or magnitude of risk involved‘there is a risk with every anaesthetic’
Risk disclosure: specificReference to specific risk or magnitude of riskGeneral reference to non-specific risks“I accept that possible complications from the procedure may occur such as sepsis, wound breakdown, haemorrhage and anaesthetic reaction”